Reading the Beatles

Using various modes of literary, musicological, and cultural criticism, the essays inReading the Beatles firmly establish the Beatles as a locus of serious ...

Reading the Beatles

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Reading the Beatles
Language: en
Pages: 261
Authors: Kenneth Womack, Todd F. Davis
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-01 - Publisher: SUNY Press

Addresses the band’s resounding impact on how we think about gender, popular culture, and the formal and poetic qualities of music. Despite the enormous amount of writing devoted to the Beatles during the last few decades, the band’s abiding intellectual and cultural significance has received scant attention. Using various modes
The Beatles Anthology
Language: en
Pages: 367
Authors: The Beatles
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-09 - Publisher: Chronicle Books Llc

Created in cooperation with the surviving Beatles and Yoko Ono, this anthology of personal memorabilia, documents, photographs, and other items from personal archives chronicles the band's Liverpool origins, rise to fame, and breakup.
The Beatles
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Jeremy Roberts
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-01 - Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books

Describes how the group began, their success and influence, the breakup of the group, and their separate musical careers.
The Beatles
Language: en
Pages: 177
Authors: Kate Siobhan Mulligan
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This in-depth, research-based book profiles the band that shaped a generation and changed the face of music forever. * Ten original photos depict the Beatles from their humble beginnings to the height of their success * An epilogue discusses the period after the breakup * A timeline features major events
The Beatles in Hamburg
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Ian Inglis
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-15 - Publisher: Reaktion Books

John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr are four of the most famous names in the history of music. In the 1960s, the Beatles became the bestselling pop band in the world, inspiring legions of fans and developing into popular music icons. Fifty years later, their recordings are